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Do Employees Place Value on Benefits Provided?

(8/12/2005) The answer to this question is yes! When an individual is considering making a change in employment, one of the top factors they will... full story

Who's WRONG For Your Agency?

(8/11/2005) Hiring managers face a real dilemma when they must decide which applicant will be the most productive and the most compatible with their work environment.... full story

Willis Group Holdings CEO Plumeri Decries "Insurance Terrorists"

(8/09/2005) Willis Group Holdings chairman and chief executive officer Joseph Plumeri has criticized what he termed "insurance terrorists" for engaging in irrational pricin... full story

The Hartford Reports 39 Percent Increase in Q2 Profits

(8/09/2005) The Hartford Financial Services Group one of the nation's largest financial services and insurance companies, reported a 39-percent increase in net income from ... full story

Contact Members of Congress and Urge TRIA Extension

(7/25/2005) The Terrorism Risk Insurance Act (TRIA) is set to expire on December 31, 2005. PIA members: your Members of Congress need to hear personal stories... full story

PIA Insurance Technology Coalition Examines the Data Security/Identity Theft Issue on Capitol Hill

(7/20/2005) WASHINGTON, July 20, 2005 - Participants attending a special meeting of the PIA Insurance Technology Coalition (ITC) on Capitol Hill in Washington D.C. July 19.... full story

Conning Projects Strong Results for Life Insurance

(7/19/2005) The U.S. life insurance industry is projected to post operating gains in 2005 and 2006 that build on the strong results for 2003 and 2004.... full story

PIA of Georgia, Georgia DOI, Warn Against Altering Certificates

(7/19/2005) Agents in Georgia have been contacting the Professional Insurance Agents of Georgia to discuss requests to make alternations to Georgia Certificates of Insuranc... full story

Are All CSRs Created Equal?

(7/14/2005) A Perfect Fit Finding the right CSR for your job can be frustrating, time-consuming and tedious - somewhat like finding the one person who... full story

Study Shows Auto Injury Claimants File Different Claims in Different States

(7/12/2005) Auto injury claimants from four states seek different types of medical treatment, even though they report similar injuries. A new study of insurance claims by..... full story

Greenberg Signals He May Want to Settle With Spitzer

(7/06/2005) Maurice "Hank" Greenberg, the ousted chief executive of American International Group (AIG), may be willing to negotiate with New York Attorney General Eliot Spi... full story

Teacher Charged with Giving Passing Grades if Students Burn Car

(7/06/2005) Authorities with the Harris County, Texas Sheriff's Department allege a chemistry teacher in Houston who was months behind on her car payments gave passing grad... full story

A Victory for PIA's Grassroots Campaign - Congress Passes Fax Bill, FCC Issues Stay

(7/06/2005) PIA is praising the passage by Congress of the Junk Fax Protection Act of 2005 (S. 714). The bill restores a key exemption regarding commercial... full story

Summertime is the Perfect Time to Communicate with Your Elected Officials!

(7/01/2005) This summer while you are enjoying town parades and county fairs, remember that this is also a perfect time to communicate with your elected... full story

Check Your Mailbox - PIAPAC Information On the Way!

(6/22/2005) In the coming weeks PIA members should be receiving information on PIA National's Political Action Committee, PIAPAC. Please take time to read this important..... full story

Ohio Gov. Taft Says Workers Comp Coverage Won't be Affected by "Coingate"

(6/15/2005) Ohio Governor Bob Taft (R) announced last week he was "outraged and disappointed" by recent revelations that Ohio's Bureau of Workers' Compensation lost $215 mi... full story

Remarks Before the NAIC Forum on Competition in Insurance Markets

(6/15/2005) Mine is very much the perspective of a Main Street Insurance Agent. Despite the trend to consolidation among carriers and brokerages, our's remains a... full story

GOP Delighted, Spitzer Allies Annoyed at Potential Primary Challenger

(6/15/2005) New York Attorney General Eliot Spitzer's run for governor may get more difficult. Another Democrat recently confided to prominent party members that he is prep... full story

S&P Says Insurance Market Softening, But Remains Sound

(6/07/2005) The U.S. personal lines insurance sector is showing signs of entering into a softer cycle than the hard one that has dominated the industry for... full story

Romney Wants to Send "Soviet-Style" Massachusetts Auto Insurance

(6/07/2005) Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney (R) is out with an auto insurance proposal that would allow auto insurers to set rates up to a cap of... full story